UFC president Dana White confirmed on Saturday night that they received permission to promote Alistair Overeem prior to regaining his license, but for Nick Diaz, not so much. read news >>
The UFC can promote Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz for bouts next year "as long as Zuffa makes quite clear that there's an added piece to that puzzle," NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today told MMAjunkie.com.
In Overeem's case, that means getting a license to fight in Nevada. For Diaz, it's scheduling him after his suspension ends.
The star fighters have been benched for much of 2012 as they wait out respective administrative actions handed down by the NSAC.
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Frank Mir has been granted a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy for his fight with Alistair Overeem this Saturday at UFC 169.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Frank Mir, UFC 169 read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission has granted Alistair Overeem a fight license, clearing the way for the heavyweight’s planned Feb. 2 meeting with Antonio Silva at UFC 156. read news >>
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva thinks his UFC 183 match-up against Nick Diaz has the makings of being one of the greatest UFC fights in the organization's history. read news >>
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You shoot me down, but I won't fall. I am titanium!
After more than one year on the sidelines, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA).
And he's bringing his bionic leg with him.
"The Spider" shattered his shin during the UFC 168 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last December, and had a titanium rod surgically implanted to help stabilize his leg (hear his doctor break it all down right here). Silva actuall read news >>
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No wonder Anthony Johnson wants to fight him.
It's easy to understand why a fighter like Luke Rockhold can't get past his knockout loss to Vitor Belfort, but I still can't figure out why Alistair Overeem is so hung up on a Brock Lesnar rematch, considering he laid waste to the WWE headliner back at UFC 141.
And Lesnar retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) nearly three years ago.
That victory marked "Demolition Man's" first as a UFC fighter, but he would stumble in his next two fights after getti read news >>
Nevertheless, his supportive family will respect his wishes to continue his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, despite the fact that he broke his leg in his last outing at UFC 168. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he takes on Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's 184 days from now for all you eager beavers.
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Anderson Silva wants to add more images to his highlight videos when he steps inside the Octagon against Nick Diaz at UFC 183.
Back in action after a gruesome injury suffered in December, "The Spider" returns to the Octagon on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas in a middleweight bout against the former Strikeforce welterweight champion, and he anticipates a stand-up war against the Stockton superstar.
"It’s a good fight for the fans and for me," Silva said in a media call on Friday. "We both haven’t fought fo read news >>
"The Spider" was the featured guest on today's UFC 183 media conference call, and he had a lot to say.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva took part in a solo conference call earlier today (Fri., Aug. 1, 2014) to discuss his pending return to mixed martial arts (MMA). Among the many topics covered were his seven-fight contract with UFC, his upcoming showdown against Nick Diaz at UFC 183, the status of his leg injury, and so much more.
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